Functional Resumes are Out!

Functional resumes have been used for several years now to draw attention away from gaps in work history, short term employment and age. When a recruiter sees a functional resume, the first question that arises is, “what are they trying to hide”. Applicant Tracking Systems being used by most software for online applications cannot decipher functional resumes. Keeping these two points in mind, do you think your resume is going to get very far? You’re right! It’s not! But don’t just take our word for it, review the attached articles to reinforce this fact and see what else recruiters are saying.

The Demise of the Functional Resume

http://www.quintcareers.com/functional_resume.html

Don’t Waste Recruiters’ Time–or Yours–with a Functional Résumé

http://mengonline.com/blog/2014/01/14/dont-waste-recruiters-time-functional-resume/

What Employers Really Think About Functional Resumes

http://www.theladders.com/career-advice/what-employers-really-think-about-functional-resumes

Employment Specialists are trained in the latest techniques on how to get an online application through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software used by many online job postings.

Come in today to have your Resume reviewed. Disclaimer: Dillon Job Service will provide links to resources with helpful tips and information for your job search. Dillon Job Service does not directly or indirectly endorse any third party products or service. All services at Dillon Job Service are free of charge.

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